Sleeping on Jupiter: A Novel Setting

Anuradha Roy
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Jarmuli

Jarmuli is a fictional village in India. It is the location for most of the novel’s major events, both during Nomi’s girlhood and her adulthood. When Nomi is a girl, she is sent to live in an Ashram in Jarmuli, and when she is a woman, she travels from her home in Oslo to visit Jarmuli. Jarmuli is the place of convergence for all of the novel’s characters during Nomi’s trip there from Oslo. Jarmuli contains a religious temple that attracts many tourists. Nomi tours the temples with Suraj in order to perform research for a film company, but when she is on her own, she searches Jarmuli for the old ashram where she used to live.

The Temple

The Jarmuli temple is an old religious building dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. Badal works as a tour guide in this temple, and it...

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